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The University of Adelaide is pleased to be offering a full scholarship to study a Professional Certificate in Defence Industry Leadership.  The program was designed in collaboration with the Defence Teaming Centre and addresses areas including ethics, networks, collaboration, complexity and change management in the defence industry context.

One scholarship per cohort may be offered to a South Australian Veteran (as described in South Australia’s Charter for Veterans) who can demonstrate leadership qualities and a desire to contribute to the defence industry.

The South Australian Veteran scholarship will cover up to 100% of the PC-DIL tuition fees* and you must have the capacity to commit to the study dates for the program.

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

Stage 1

  • A statement outlining your leadership capability, demonstrated through your your military, professional or community service, and a statement addressing how the PC-DIL will assist you to further your leadership potential
  • A statement outlining how the PC-DIL will help you to contribute the growth of South Australia’s Defence Industry in a professional capacity
  • A referee report 

Stage 2

If successful at stage one, you will be invited to attend an interview.


Applications close 15 March 2020.


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